In 1974 the Voters of Caldwell Parish passed a tax to establish Hospital Service District #1 of Caldwell Parish. In 1979 Construction began. In 1980 Doors opened as a not for profit, tax assisted, community hospital.

Citizens Medical center is licensed for 40med surge beds and provides care for all ages. Services provided include General surgery, Anesthesia, Hospitalist Program, X-Ray technology with 4 slice Cat Scan and ultrasound, Pharmacy & Laboratory services.